Manager Explains Why Tony Ferguson Isn’t Khabib’s Next Fight • MMA News
Khabib Nurmagomedov is undoubtedly the king of the UFC’s light-weight division. He defeated Conor McGregor with relative ease this previous October. Nevertheless, as a result of their involvements within the post-fight brawl between each camps, they’re awaiting punishments from the Nevada State Athletic Fee (NSAC). Neither man is permitted to combat till their suspensions and fines have been issued and served.
Nevertheless, that hasn’t stopped followers from speculating on what’s subsequent for “The Eagle.” Many followers want to see a combat between Khabib and Tony Ferguson. Khabib and Ferguson have been considered the very best 155 pounders on this planet for fairly a while now. A combat between the pair has been booked a number of occasions, however as a result of accidents to each males, has by no means occurred. With Ferguson clearly wanting like the person subsequent in line for the belt, it’s doable he’ll problem Khabib.
However Khabib’s supervisor, Ali Abdelaziz, tells MMA Combating that Ferguson shouldn’t be the person subsequent in line for the Russian phenom:
“At the end of the day, Khabib doesn’t need to fight anybody else for his legacy,” Abdelaziz mentioned. “He’s done what he’s done. So [we want] the biggest money fight he can make. Boxing, MMA, whatever. I love Tony Ferguson — he’s not that, I can tell you that. One-hundred percent, Tony Ferguson is not the next fight, because Tony Ferguson — I need somebody who can sell pay-per-views.”
What do you consider Abdelaziz saying Ferguson isn’t subsequent in line for Khabib?